Indiana's aviation sector continues in the spotlight. Governor Mike Pence will lead an economic development delegation to England next month for one of the world's premier aviation industry gatherings. The announcement comes on the heels of the University of Notre Dame detailing a $36 million research and testing collaboration in South Bend and GE Aviation's plans for a $100 million jet aircraft engine plant in Lafayette. Indiana Secretary of Commerce Victor Smith says Governor Pence's invitation to the Farnborough International Airshow speaks to the prowess of the state's aviation industry.
Meyer Najem to Lead Kokomo Stadium Project
Fishers-based Meyer Najem Corp. has landed the construction management contract for the $11.5 million Kokomo baseball stadium project. The company expects construction to begin soon and wrap up in time for next year's high school baseball season. Read More
Vincennes Amends Pay Raise Policy
Vincennes University trustees have amended a previously-approved budget to allow for larger potential merit pay increases. University workers will be eligible for up to 3 percent raises for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Markoff to Lead Emerging Damar Foundation
Richard Markoff has been named president of the newly-created Damar Foundation. Damar Services established the foundation to support the work of the non-profit that serves children and adults challenged by developmental and behavioral disabilities.
Indiana Landmarks Honors Historic Homes
Indiana Landmarks has named the winners of its western region preservation awards. They include historic homes in Greencastle and Terre Haute.
Foundation Awards Boone County Grants
The Community Foundation of Boone County has announced nearly $400,000 in grants and scholarships. The recipients include nearly 50 high school students and more than a dozen nonprofit organizations.
ISO Hits Highest Note in Five Years
The 2013-14 Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra indoor concert season has ended on a high note. The ISO reports an 18 percent rise in ticket sales over last season and its highest subscriptions numbers in five years.
Global Industry Group to Honor Indy Airport
Indianapolis International Airport will be presented next week with its second consecutive North American airport of the year award. The honor is from Airports Council International, which has ranked IND among the top three each year since 2010.
Career Event Set For Dubois County
A job fair is set for next month in southern Indiana. The event will be held on the Vincennes University Jasper campus. e
WGU Adding New Master's
WGU Indiana has announced details of a new online master's degree. Classes for the Master of Accounting program are set to begin next week.
Date Set For 'We Are City' Event
An event focusing on future city development is set for next month in Indianapolis. The "We Are City SUMMIT" will include international and local speakers covering topics including urban development, civic involvement and artistic engagement.
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